Thorhall was a huge, swarthy man who looked like an ogre; he was getting on in years, was bad-tempered and of few words, taciturn and cunning but nevertheless abusive in speech and always inciting [H : Eirik] to that which was evil.
He had cared little about the Christian religion since it had come to Greenland.
That winter there was much discussion at Brattahlid [H : about searching for Vinland the Good, and it was said that it was a profitable country to visit].
They played draughts, told stories, and occupied themselves with other activities to pass the time.
Karlsefni and Snorri wanted to set out and find Vinland, and the plans were discussed.
They made their ship ready and wanted to sail to Vinland that summer [H : spring].
Bjarni and Thorhall also wanted to join the expedition with their ship and with the crew which they had brought with them.
There was a man by the name of Thorvald, the son-in-law of Eirik the Red [H: he came along, and also Thorhall, who was called 'the Hunter']; he had been with Eirik a long time as a huntsman and had been charged with the responsibility for many things.
There they arrived at a cape; they sailed along the land and had it on their starboard side.
It was an open harbourless shore with long sandy beaches With the above in mind there appear to be a number of ways that the location of Helluland might be approached, starting with succinct directions provided Nicholas, Abbot of Thingeyre as quoted by Joseph Fischer (North America.
They launched their boats and explored the countryside, finding huge flat stones there, many of them twelve cells across. (emphases supplied) Thus a contradiction between the two versions.